“For out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks. The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him.” (Matthew 12:34–35, NIV 1984).
My Musings – Sometimes we Christians will intentionally speak (post, tweet) maliciously and no amount of “thinking” can stop us. In these cases the “overflow of [our] heart” is quite clear. The old man, the evil man is still controlling us and the overflow of our heart brings out the evil of our old sin nature.
At other times, it’s just a matter of speaking (posting, tweeting) without thinking. It is then that the overflow of our hearts reveals how far along we are in our walk with Christ. Is the old, evil, sinful nature still in control or are we being…
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